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Interested in enrolling in the Hydrography B programme or some of its courses?

How to apply for this programme

Before you apply

Make sure you meet the entry requirements.

Required documents include:

  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor degree,
    • Academic transcript and possible/potential certificates,
    • Evidence of knowledge in mathematics and physics
  • Evidence of English language ability if English is not your first language

(in case of doubts about your qualifications, please contact …for more information )

When to apply

Applications can be made between 1st  February and 31st  July.  Non-EU applicants however should complete the procedure before 30th  June.  For more information, please contact  hydrography@hzs.be.

To apply – step 1: register online

On this page, you can find the online registration form.

With this basic information we can start to create your own personal file.  You will receive confirmation on your registration by e-mail and documents to complete your application:

  • an application portfolio;
  • a document to request exemptions.

To apply – step 2: application portfolio and documents

Complete your personal curriculum by  this application portfolio.  As candidates need to meet the entry requirements, you should  provide a scan of your diploma(s) and  of the notarized translation if the language of the document(s) is not in English, Dutch, French, German or Spanish. You should  join a list of courses you followed/took successfully.

Send these documents per mail or e-mail to the Maritime Academy.

Students with a non-European diploma need to submit (upon  their arrival in Belgium) legalized copies of their documents (details on the procedure you should  follow, please contact hydrography@hzs.be).

To apply – step 3: request for exemptions

The possibility for exemptions of courses and examinations is strictly regulated by the IBSC and can only be given for the non-essential elements of the programme

To apply for such exemptions, complete and send the “exemptions portfolio” to hydrography@hzs.be.

What will happen after my application

You will receive a decision on your application within three weeks  after reception of your application portfolio.

You may be asked to provide additional information, documents or to take part in an interview (is possible by video conference).

If you wish/want to discuss any detail of the programme or the application procedure, please get in touch via hydrography@hzs.be.